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- Bulgaria (10)
- Central and Eastern Europe (12)
- Croatia (6)
- Czech Republic (13)
- Eastern Europe (1)
- Estonia (5)
- Europe (4)
- European Union (1)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- Ghana (1)
- Hungary (4)
- Italy (1)
- Latvia (6)
- Lithuania (5)
- Poland (2)
- Rest of Central and Eastern Europe (1)
- Romania (9)
- Russia (2)
- Slovakia (8)
- Slovenia (7)
- Spain (1)
- Spain and Portugal (1)
- Sweden (1)
- Turkey (2)
- UK (1)
- Ukraine (2)
- Western Europe (2)
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Channel 4 joins European Broadcaster Exchange to take on global platformsNovember 16, 2017Channel 4 has announced its investment in European Broadcaster Exchange (EBX), a pan-European trading platform for digital video advertising founded by free-to-air broadcasters TF1 Group (France), ProsiebenSat.1 (Germany) and Mediaset (Italy and Spain). Headquartered in London, EBX will aggregate the video on-demand inventory of its participants and allow advertisers to run regional campaigns with programmatic purchasing. It is created with an objective to allow advertisers to tap into one single source for premium video inventory on a regional scale. Subject to European competition authorities’ clearance, the four partners will each take a 25 percent stake in the business.
CME grows in 2016 owing to healthy ad revenues from Czech and Romanian marketsFebruary 10, 2017Central European Media Enterprises (CME) has reported their annual results highlighting a growth of 5% compared to 2015 in their net advertising revenues (NAR). This growth was driven by the strong performance in four out of the six countries in which they operate. Moreover, CME maintained its leading position in terms of TV ad market share and audience ratings across all of their territories.
Mixed performance across the CEE region for CME in Q3 2016October 27, 2016CME had its best performance so far this year with an increase of 7.9% in Q3 2016 and 5.2% in 9M 2016 in net advertising revenue (NAR). The fastest growing market for the media company in Q3 2016 was Romania which reported a 21.9% year-on-year increase in actual terms, followed by Slovenia at 11.2%. Competition from MTG in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria has put considerable price pressure on the TV advertising market, resulting in lower growth than anticipated at the beginning of 2016.Subscribers Only
Central and Eastern European TV Advertising Market MonitorApril 29, 2016The TV advertising markets of the CEE region comprising 14 countries grew by 1.7% (excluding Russia) in 2015. In absolute terms, the CEE region TV NAR shrunk from €6,301m in 2014 to €5,236m in 2015 equating to -16.9% drop. The Russian TV ad market has declined significantly for a consecutive year, decreasing its relative size in the CEE region by 21 percentage points to a 39% share of the CEE TV ad market in 2015. The next three largest CEE markets: Turkey, Poland and Czech Republic together accounted for 44% of the total market in 2015, increasing their position by two percentage points from the previous year. The fastest growing market in 2015 was the Czech Republic (9.3%) and the slowest was Lithuania (0.8%), excluding Russia.Subscribers Only
Dogan’s Kanal D gains most audience share, but CME remains king in Romanian TV advertisingFebruary 16, 2016According to the latest Romanian audience figures released by Kantar Media, PRO TV was on top of the audience viewers tally in 2015 with 1.5 million daily viewers in prime time, slightly down from 1.6 million in 2014. PRO TV is owned by CME, an international broadcasting group and specialist in the CEE region. CME airs in six channels in Romania (including sports, music and soap opera channels). Audience gains were claimed by other key broadcasters. Intact media group (a local broadcaster with five channels) recorded 0.9m and 0.5m prime-time daily viewers for its two largest channels Antena 1 and Antena 3, respectively. Turkish-owned (Dogan Group) Kanal D, which also operates in Romania since 2007 claimed the third position with 0.9m viewers and is the only channel to increase its audience levels compared to last year. Prima Group, a privately owned broadcaster, recorded the largest drop with a drop in audience of 28% to 0.3m.Subscribers Only
CME holds leadership in all of its CEE TV advertising markets in the first nine months of 2015October 29, 2015CME, the largest media group operating in the CEE region reported television advertising growth of 8% year-on-year (in constant exchange rates) in the first nine months of 2015. This was above the average growth rate of 7% for the six markets in which CME operates. CME gained advertising revenue market share in four out of the six countries over the nine month period. It has also increased its audience share in all but one country, the Slovak Republic- interestingly their best ad revenue growth operation in CEE so far this year.Subscribers Only
TV advertising markets in CEESeptember 17, 2013This market monitor summarises the current trends in TV ad markets of Central and Eastern Europe, highlights changes in the TV landscapes across the region and provides the ground for potential growth.Subscribers Only
CME needs strong second half to compensate for Czech ad declineJuly 31, 2013Broadcaster CME's revenues fell by 14.7 per cent year-on-year to $180m (€140m) in Q2 2013. Softness in TV advertising is the main factor. In particular, a rapidly deteriorating Czech TV advertising...
CME's sudden Czech market share loss is more than a blipMay 02, 2013The continued competition between Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and Modern Times Group (MTG) has caused a rupture in the Czech advertising market. Following our previous analysis of MTG's...
Modern Times Group's advertising strategy pays off in CEEApril 23, 2013Modern Times Group (MTG) reported a one per cent year-on-year net revenue decline to SEK3,223m (€370m) for Q1 2013. Eliminating the exchange rate effect however, the group's total net revenues have...Subscribers Only
Towercom to launch pay DTT Plustelka TV in SlovakiaApril 16, 2013Slovak transmission company, Towercom, is planning to launch a pay DTT service, called Plustelka, in the beginning of May 2013. The new service will offer up to twelve SD channels, including Eurosport 1 and...
CME and MTG results: inconsistent performances across CEE countriesAugust 07, 2012Pan-European broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises (CME) reported 15.4 per cent year-on-year net revenue decline to $211.2m (€152m) for Q2 2012, resulting in operating profit decline of 40 per...
DTT steps up in Czech RepublicJuly 03, 2012After switching off last analogue TV transmitters in the end of June 2012, Czech DTT makes further progress with launching multiplex 4 by Digital Broadcasting (DB) and preparing a launch of VOD service by...
Time Warner increases stake in central and eastern EuropeJuly 03, 2012Time Warner has increased its stake in CME to 49.9 per cent after exercising a put option to acquire additional shares in the central and eastern European broadcaster. The media giant's investment in CME dates...
Czech Republic to impose film fund levy on TV industryMarch 07, 2012The Czech government has drawn up a bill requiring private broadcasters, cable companies and internet video providers to pay a percentage of their revenues to the state film fund. The taxes are designed to make up for declining advertising revenues at the
CME, MTG 2011 results highlight ongoing challenges in CEE TV advertisingMarch 02, 2012European pan-regional broadcaster Central European Media Enterprises (CME) increased revenues by 17 per cent year-on-year to $865m (€621m) in 2011. CME's key competitor, Modern Times Group (MTG),...
Czech Republic about to complete digital switch-overFebruary 17, 2012CME-owned TV Nova has officially switched off analogue broadcasts in the Zlin and Jesenik regions, the last two with analogue terrestrial broadcasting.
MTG reshuffles free-to-air TV portfolio in CEEJanuary 17, 2012Swedish media group MTG has reorganised its Central and Eastern European (CEE) TV channel portfolio, following closure of terrestrial channel TV 3 in Slovenia and acquisition of Latvian media group LNT in just...